The Journalists are Lying to Us

The Journalists are Lying to Us

 

by Jonathon Kneeland  

 

A growing number of people in the world are becoming aware of the fact that journalism is currently in a very bad way. Maybe it's always been the case and maybe it's only now, due to social media, that the general public has knowledge of just how bad it is. One of the problems with having journalism in such a poor state is that a very large number of people rely on it for their information and then form their opinions of the world based on that information. What this means simply and practically is that people are forming opinions based on misinformation and deceit. The other problem with this is that thinking people have come to completely distrust the mainstream media. This is also not good, as it will obviously become the case that no matter what the news people tell them, they won't believe it. There could be catastrophic devastation on the way, and people won't believe it, because it comes from puppets of the state or from shallow and ditsy news outlets that cater only to the whims of advertisers. You know the type: a major Sunday morning television news program that fails to inform viewers that Britain is on the verge of civil war and that machete, knife, and acid attacks are at epidemic levels, but finds the time to help keep viewers brain-dead and compliant as citizens by bringing an astrologer on-air to take questions for twenty minutes. Who could blame anyone for being skeptical?      

 Possibly the world's most vapid news program. What does this say about its viewers?

Possibly the world's most vapid news program. What does this say about its viewers?

 

Some of this misinformation and deceit is due to lazy and sloppy reporting. Some of it is due to a corporate culture of micromanagement that forbids making any honest, serious or thoughtful statement on any topic. And some of it is due to deliberate actions that are guided by political motives. Sometimes, these motives are hidden and sometimes they are continually on full display.

 

One of the great things about writing for your own website is that you can simply write about what you've seen and what you think. You don't have to clear anything with any editor or worry about what anyone else might think. You don't have to go through any mental gymnastics to try and make your writing inoffensive or impotent. I have no advertisers, and so I don't care what some activist group, astrologer, or anyone for that matter, thinks about what I've written. If someone doesn't like what I write, they can go read something else. I'm honest and I have no hidden interests or desire to skew my writing to suit any political motive. The truth is all I care about and is what I serve. I wish I could say the same about the endless parade of self-proclaimed journalists who occupy our world. They write with confidence and authority; although, almost always, they're completely full of shit and have nothing to say that's worth knowing.

 

All of this brings me to the example that I'll use to demonstrate my point. I could have chosen any news story and, believe me, they're endless. I'm going to use an incident that happened in Canada on May 19, 2018. It could have been CNN, the BBC, or any of the other countless corporate machines that pump out a never ending supply of pabulum for pinheads. All of these outlets lack courage, honesty, common sense, decency, an interest in ideas, or even the ability that your average eight year-old has to simply, honestly, and accurately relay what they've witnessed.

 

On May 19, 2018, at an illegal border crossing on Roxham Road, near Colette, Quebec, a conservative female journalist named Faith Goldy was spat on and physically attacked by deranged and masked misfits who shouted "we don't believe in Canadians." The incident was witnessed by some major mainstream media outlets, and instead of relaying what had actually taken place, they chose to spin it into something completely detached from reality. They deliberately distorted what took place so as to present a manufactured version of reality to their viewers and readers. This means that people who get their information from these sources don't actually have any idea what happened there.    

 

There were at least two opposing rallies that day. One side was made up of what appears to be regular working Canadians who would prefer that the Canadian government enforce its laws and protect the country's borders. The other appears to be radical left and frequently violent Antifa activists. Faith Goldy attempted to interview the Antifa portion of the rally and was very quickly spat on and assaulted. When she interviewed individuals on the other side, she was told that the group was there because, while they support immigration generally, they would like it to be done properly and through legal channels. This was the event in its simplest and most honest form.                         

 

What the CBC and CTV (major Canadian news outlets) presented and would have you believe, is that the peaceful citizens who assembled to ask that our laws be followed were dangerous "alt-right" groups, and that the far-left Antifa group that was wearing masks and spitting on and assaulting a female reporter was a friendly humanitarian-minded group that was engaged in advancing everything that's good in humanity. This insane inversion of reality was proudly and assertively pumped out by people who are paid to report to the public and make their living at it. This got me wondering what the psychological implications might be for an individual who has to deliberately lie for a living. Maybe they don't have to lie for a living, maybe they just want to. What does this make them? They must be corrupt right to the core. Maybe they lie continually to themselves and everyone around them all the time. What an awful way to live.      

 

Please watch this very short video (courtesy of TGL on YouTube) of the "pro immigration" group attacking journalist Faith Goldy. This is only a short clip and doesn't show the spitting or other aggression that this group undertook, but it's enough to give you a feel of what happened. If you want to watch a longer and more in-depth version, here is Faith Goldy's video showing and describing the events. Or, you could just ask any child who witnessed the event to relay what they had seen, and you'd get a version far more accurate and interesting as well as more in-depth and more detailed than the most carefully manufactured account from the CBC.

 

Now look at these tweets - one from a CTV journalist and one from a CBC journalist. Keep in mind that with CTV, you can simply choose to ignore them, but with the CBC, millions and millions of your tax dollars are vacuumed up by the Trudeau fraud machine and pumped into the organization and then burned in their basements. The smoke that's created is then blown out into the world as news. And it always seems to be in favour of the radical-left:

  CTV Reporter, Angela Mackenzie, fails to report the assault that took place - deliberate journalistic failure.   

CTV Reporter, Angela Mackenzie, fails to report the assault that took place - deliberate journalistic failure.  

  CBC "journalist" JoMo decides that a woman getting spat on and assaulted by a masked mob is humorous. He also doesn't think it's worth reporting on. He's on the dole (CBC), by the way. 

CBC "journalist" JoMo decides that a woman getting spat on and assaulted by a masked mob is humorous. He also doesn't think it's worth reporting on. He's on the dole (CBC), by the way. 

 

So what we have above is the obvious fact that if a radical-left group spits on and physically attacks a conservative female journalist, it is slightly comical but should be hidden from the public. This is because the narrative is predetermined and the facts don't matter. I'm sorry, but I can't accept the idea that someone who would engage in such a thing is a journalist, even if they self-identify as one. And what can we say about a journalist, (Jonathan Montpetit of the CBC, of course) who not only fails to report the facts, but quips about an assault on a female? My instinct is to say that the guy is garbage — even if a group of journalists who give awards to themselves once gave him an award for sinister reality distortion of the month, or whatever.      

 

The CBC continues to take journalistic absurdity to a whole new level. The guy in the burgundy jacket with the mask is one of the criminals who assaulted the female reporter:    

  This is the CBC version of events. The guy centre with the mask is the guy who has no trouble assaulting women. The alternative reality you read above was supplied by Jonathan Montpetit, of the CBC - the same guy who quipped about the assault. 

This is the CBC version of events. The guy centre with the mask is the guy who has no trouble assaulting women. The alternative reality you read above was supplied by Jonathan Montpetit, of the CBC - the same guy who quipped about the assault. 

 

I am highly disappointed that not one of the "journalists" who witnessed the event stepped in to come to the aid of a fellow journalist here. It is quite obvious that the modern mainstream journalists are not cut from the same cloth as the old. In fact, perhaps they are not even cut from the same cloth as your average decent citizen. What are they then? And what is their job?    

 

The CBC, CTV, Global News, CNN, BBC and their ilk have all done for journalism what Roman Polanski has done for the idea of celebrity run daycare or what William Bruce Jenner has done for womanhood. The takeaway here is to avoid the mainstream media completely, because they are corrupting journalism. If your news source has ads or receives government funding, then you are likely being told flat-out lies or are getting a version of events that is so watered down and distorted in order to be inoffensive and uncontroversial that it contains nothing of real value. I remember the great writer Christopher Hitchens participating in a panel of journalists about fifteen years ago, and saying that he became a journalist so that he wouldn't have to rely on the media for his information. He went on to say that he felt sorry for people who got their information from mainstream news sources. I share this sympathy for consumers of mainstream news. If you rely on them for your information then you likely have absolutely no idea what is really going on around you in the world.

 

If you're listening, CBC, smarten up.

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